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Cindy Davis, Real Estate Pro in San Diego, CA
Cindy Davis answered:
I’ve seen these "No Down Payment" plans on late night television and want to know if they are real or just a scam?
I would say that most are a scam. I still see agents advertising like that.

The primary 'no money down' option is for Veterans with the VA. There are some zero down loans tied to rur ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jan 27, 2013 Rent vs Buy in Haight
Cindy Davis, Real Estate Pro in San Diego, CA
Cindy Davis answered:
I am relocating to San Francisco for work and need a place to live. I am undecided whether to rent or buy.
I can understand that. Did you have a question for an agent or was this just a statement?

The decision to rent or buy is very personal to each potential buyer. Things to consider 1) ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Sep 28, 2012 Rent vs Buy in San Francisco
William Ng, Home Buyer in San Francisco, CA
William Ng answered:
Home owner looking to move to a rental
You can do a 1031 exchange and swap your current property with one at your new location. But you will lose out 6% to the realtors.

I am also interested if there are any way around ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Sep 28, 2012 Rent vs Buy in San Francisco
Elizabeth, Home Buyer in Napa, CA
Elizabeth answered:
Help deciding to rent or buy in Noe Valley?
I have never seen Noe Valley go down in value. S.F. is such a strong market. If you have the opportunity to buy, the morgage rates work for you, then buy. You won't lose your money d ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Sep 28, 2012 Rent vs Buy in Noe Valley
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